Mount Saint Mary's Convent and Academy

Mount Saint Mary's Convent and Academy (HM8BS)

Location: Grass Valley, CA 95945 Nevada County
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N 39° 12.854', W 121° 4.056'

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Built by the Reverend Thomas J. Dalton and dedicated May 2, 1865 by Bishop Eugene O'Connell as Sacred Heart Convent and Holy Angels Orphanage. Under the Sisters of Mercy it served from 1866 to 1932 as the first orphanage of the Northern Mines. It functioned as an Academy (1868 - 1965) and a convent (1866 - 1968).
HM NumberHM8BS
Marker Number855
Year Placed1972
Placed ByThe State Department of Parks and Recreation in cooperation with the Mount Saint Mary's Historic Preservation Committee and the Sisters of Mercy, October 28, 1972
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Date Added Sunday, September 28th, 2014 at 4:56am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)10S E 666830 N 4342329
Decimal Degrees39.21423333, -121.06760000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 39° 12.854', W 121° 4.056'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds39° 12' 51.24" N, 121° 4' 3.36" W
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Area Code(s)530, 916
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 400 S Church St, Grass Valley CA 95945, US
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